Articles by: Ariel Kim '20

Science faculty teach three, not the standard four, classes.

Science Department Adjusts to Less Classtime

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Until last year, lab blocks were an integral part of many Choate students’ schedules — students in any lab science class had one extra designated period per week for labs besides the regular four class meetings. Because of this system, Choate’s science program flourished. Through various conducting experiments and variousRead More

The Purpose of Blue Cards In Doubt

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Nearly all students receive Blue Cards for the extracurriculars they do on campus, and yet, many don’t actually know what they are. Blue Cards are reports of a Choate student’s activities and awards. Ms. Vicki LiPuma, the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students, explained, “On the Choate SIS Portal,Read More

Inspiring with Music: Annett Ho ’18 Performs “Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 1”

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Annett Ho ’18, the principal first violin of Choate’s Symphony Orchestra, received a standing ovation for her solo performance of Henry Wieniawski’s “Violin Concerto No. 1” in F sharp minor at the fall concert. According to Mr. Phil Ventre, conductor of the Choate Symphony Orchestra, “Few violinists even attempt toRead More

Information Technology Services Closes Annex

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After ten years of assisting students in the basement of Hill House, the Information Technology Services (ITS) Annex, a place where students could go  for quick help with their devices, closed on Monday, October 9.  This change was instituted because of better technology, the re-structuring of campus, and the changeRead More

Students once regularly purchased breakfast foods and drinks at the Daily Grind, which raised money for charity.

New Schedule Puts Future of Daily Grind in Doubt

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Prior to this year’s schedule overhaul, students would go to the Humanities Rotunda every Friday during their 30-minute Conference block to purchase cheap delicacies amid an otherwise hectic day. Every week, the Student Council would work with another club or student organization to sell various foods and drinks, including lemonade,Read More

Violin Talent: Eliana Kim

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Saturday, April 29, Eliana Kim ’20 performed Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 Movement III with the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra (WSO) in the Chapel. It was one special day for her, as she had spent the entire school year rehearsing this piece. Kim is a third form student from Seoul,Read More

Each year, CRHO takes to Carnegie Hall to display its talent on one of the world’s best venues.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Go to Choate.

April 21, 2017 at 6:01 am 1 comment

Apply to Choate, and, sooner rather than later, you’ll notice the arts program. Choate Rosemary Hall boasts an extraordinary program, which includes the Choate Symphony Orchestra (CRHO), composed of passionate and talented musicians from all over the world. The Choate Symphony Orchestra, led by the “mighty maestro” Mr. Phil Ventre,Read More

Mr. Joe Scanio, Program Director at the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC), assists Ananya Karanam ’18 in the greenhouse. Alleviating worries, next year’s new daily schedule will have little impact on the Environmental Immersion Program.

KEC Expects Little Alteration With Next Year’s Daily Schedule

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the 2017-18 school year, students will have a new daily schedule that includes 70 minute class blocks, lunch blocks for all students, and the possibility of after school activities being pushed back. With these alterations, many of the special academic programs offered at Choate will be affected, particularly theRead More

Students React to South Korean Presidential Scandal

February 20, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

When students were asked about the presidential scandal in South Korea last fall, many expressed their ignorance of the subject. However, some students more familiar with the scandal were willing to share their thoughts on the mystifying turn of events in South Korea this fall. On October 24, 2016, JTBC,Read More